Taking the Lead

Read how a human-performance consulting firm has embraced palette of place to nurture employee wellbeing.

Think Better

It’s fast becoming a deeply-embedded yearning of our time. In workplaces throughout the world, there’s awareness that we’re not performing to full potential and too many distractions are to blame. While the diagnosis may seem clear, most people feel helpless to do anything about it other than to keep working harder at staying focused.

Designing With Forearm Support In Mind

A soft-edged worksurface reduces the risk of injury and can help people feel better while they work. Recent research confirmed that soft edges on worksurfaces ease pressure on the forearms by distributing the load over a larger, more…

Building Wellbeing into the Workplace

Choice and control are found throughout the work environment’s furniture and tools. A chair that provides ergonomic benefits to people of various sizes and working in different postures adds to physical wellbeing.

Sitting Isn’t the Issue—Static Is

By Ken Tameling Our vilification of sitting has gone too far. The simple truth is that sitting isn’t “cancer” and

Text Neck

Got Text-Neck? The Solution Could Be Your Arms! The arms of your chair that is. Text neck is getting a

Movement Improves Employee Wellbeing

The truth is, sitting isn’t killing us. But as this paper will demonstrate, sitting in poor postures for long periods with little movement and few breaks for standing or walking can impact our health and reduce our productivity.

Taking Care of the Caretakers: Clinician Privacy

The inherent tension for clinicians lies in alternating demands to communicate with patients, families and colleagues and their own need to concentrate on individual, detailed, heads-down work.

Power of Place: The Office Renaissance

A 2014 Steelcase-commissioned survey in 14 countries around the world confirms that people who are the most satisfied with their work environment are also the most engaged. These employees are not looking for the paradigms of the past.

Health Impact Study: Leap Chair

In a year-long study people who received the Leap chair and office ergonomics training achieved up to a 17.8% increase in productivity.

Armrest Support in a Changing Workplace

Whenever work changes in a fundamental way, it’s important to reexamine the ergonomic support that’s needed. New work trends—especially the introduction of tablets, smart phones and other touch-based technologies—present a new set of challenges for worker health and wellbeing.

Posture Support in a Changing Workplace

As technologies and trends transform work processes, understanding the impact on postures is crucial for helping people work safely, comfortably and productively.